Serendipity 1.3 Released

Serendipty 1.3 has been released. This new version of the blogging applications introduces 41 changes. Not only are enhancements and additional features introduced, but also changes to address a nasty cross site scripting issue (security exploit).

Some of the more significant features and enhancements for Serenditpity 1.3 include:

  • The karma rating plugin has been upgraded to support nice, CSS-based rating graphics and an overall rehaul on the its coding.
  • Make the Spartacus plugin be able to use FTP upload, a workaround for SafeMode PHP restrictions. Also add a remote backend for plugin update checks.
  • Import scripts for phpNuke and lifetype.
  • Improvements for pingbacks and trackbacks.
  • Improved CSS styling for some internal plugins and the embedding of images.
  • Improved themeing/templating features.
  • Add support for SQRelay.

Links for downloading Serendipity 1.3 can be found on the Download page at